Aircraft maintenance technicians perform a wide range of processes on aeronautical products such as inspection, servicing, technical troubleshooting, testing and repairing of all types of aircraft.
A high level of expertise is needed to make sure that aeroplanes are serviced to rigorous quality and safety standards. Organization, self-management, communication, interpersonal skills, problem-solving, ability to consistently work safely and rigorously, adhering to industry regulations and manufacturers’ instructions are the universal attributes of outstanding aircraft maintenance technicians.
As a part of a global industry, aircraft maintenance technicians face rapidly expanding opportunities and challenges (including maintaining drones and space vehicles). For talented aircraft maintenance technicians there are many commercial and international opportunities; however, these carry with them the need to understand and work with different regulations and technological advancements.
The best thing about my skill is the satisfaction I get from keeping aircraft safe. Skills have changed my life because of opportunities and experiences that I have had so early on in my career. You should consider a skill as it is a very rewarding career path with so many opportunities that you could never imagine existing!